Free Speech?

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. That’s for congress, how about the people? We boast of…

Art Influence Culture

Through our senses, we take in information, through the arts, we are indoctrinated.

Are We Living in 1984?

If you thought Nostradamus’ predictions were on point, try reading Orwell’s 1984!

We All Take Sides

The only thin necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. The problem with that is, both sides think they are on the side of good

I Pledge Allegiance

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands. One nation under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all.”

All a Matter of Perspective

Half empty half full, looking for the silver lining, finding inspiration, responding positively to a difficult situation, is all a matter of perspective

Safety vs. Economy

  “Here’s an honest question – would you be OK if the government reduced the posted speed limits by 50%, required all motorists to wear helmets, and outlawed all left turns? If not, why not? Doing so would save almost 40,000 lives a year. The reason most people would not agree to those new protocols,…

Learn to Fall

We may not have the choice of where life throws us but we could at least choose how to take the fall.

Slums

It is amazing that when people are pushed down by circumstances and there is no one to turn to for  help, no bailouts, no welfare, could go way beyond the imagined physical and mental limits and do what needs to be done to survive.